Before we roll into the full list of BRIGHTEST DAY solicits, we thought this merited a mention. Heck, the name alone gave us pause. “Aquawar”? As BRIGHTEST DAY barrels toward its grand finale, things heat up for one of the main protagonists and his supporting cast — it’s too early to get into details, but how about a look at the cover to February’s BRIGHTEST DAY #19 and the other key BRIGHTEST DAY titles and a few more clues below?
If that stack comics on my desk (which I’ve kindly reposted above) from yesterday wasn’t clue enough, let me be frank: it’s an exciting time for Batman, and for Batman fans, like me. November lit the fuse and things are not slowing down. Come February, we’ve got the launch of J.H. Williams III and co.’s BATWOMAN ongoing, featuring co-writer W. Haden Blackman.
High above the clouds of the Nth City on Hawkworld, Hawkman takes center stage, as he begins an all-out assault to save his beloved. But back on Earth, who will the White Lantern ring choose as its bearer and, in turn, the protector of the planet? The last page will shock you. All in an issue’s work from the all-pro team of Geoff Johns, Peter Tomasi, Ardian Syaf, Ivan Reis and Joe Prado. BRIGHTEST DAY #13 arrives tomorrow. [gallery link="file"]
The Martian Manhunter comes face to face with D’Kay, but what secrets does she have to share? Can Firestorm hold his own against Deathstorm and his very own Black Lantern Corps? Click below for a quick primer and then head out to your shop, as BRIGHTEST DAY #12 – courtesy of Geoff Johns, Peter Tomasi, Patrick Gleason, Ivan Reis, Scott Clark and Joe Prado – hits today! You won’t want to miss it. [gallery link="file"]
I interrupt my usual DC Nation-ness to bring you, the DC Comics reader, a very important announcement: The comics shipping this month are freaking awesome! I know you're thinking "But Ian, the comics are awesome every month!" and you're totally right - they are - but this month features so many special items I wanted to make sure that you were perfectly clear on the degree of amazing we've got going on. Throughout October we are bringing you specials, new projects, new formats, new beginnings, and much more.
The Blackest Night is over, but the shockwaves are still being felt. And not every story has been told. From the ashes of the dark, universe-spanning tale by superstars Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis comes BRIGHTEST DAY – but what stories remain hidden from the most horrific story to affect the DCU’s heroes? Well, glad you asked.
New cover images by Ivan Reis, Neal Adams and Ethan Van Sciver? Hard to say no, huh? This week, we’ve got the latest black and white version of legendary Batman artist’ Neal Adams’ BATMAN: ODYSSEY series, superstar Ivan Reis’ take on BRIGHTEST DAY #13 and an iconic shot of the Dynamic Duo courtesy of Mr. Ethan Van Sciver. Hard to beat that on a Tuesday, huh? Click below to enjoy the images in their full glory. [gallery link="file"]
It's good to have you loyal members of the DC Nation with us during these exciting times. As we get closer to the end of an epic 2010, we are pleased to tell you that 2011 is going to be even more amazing. We are in full gear with plans for your favorite characters, and the list of new ideas is growing every day. It's fitting, then during this period where we are working with you in mind, that we welcome you into our home city for the New York City Comic Con.
Black Manta vs. Aquaman! The return of Deathstorm! And a double-page spread that will make your jaw drop. Twice. All courtesy of writers Geoff Johns and Peter Tomasi and the all star artistic team of Reis, Gleason, Clark and Prado. BRIGHTEST DAY #11 hits Wednesday. [gallery link="file"]
We’ve got a full rundown of the BRIGHTEST DAY books shipping in December, including a few clues into the origin of a certain Black Manta. Click below for more. BRIGHTEST DAY #15-16 Written by GEOFF JOHNS & PETER J. TOMASI Art by IVAN REIS, PAT GLEASON, ARDIAN SYAF, SCOTT CLARK and JOE PRADO Covers by DAVID FINCH & SCOTT WILLIAMS